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that libya that killed the u.s. ambassador there according to libyan officials. three other staffers, also americans, were killed. ambassador christopher stevens died of smoke inhalation after the consulate attack. stevens had only been served since may in libya. >>> this morning's attack comes after armed protesters attacked the consulate last night. >> in egypt, thousands ever pro terses stormed the american embassy and burned the american flag. they are angry at a film produced in the united states that insult the prophet mohammed. let's get more from doug luzader live on capitol hill. >> good morning. as you mentioned, the u.s. ambassador apparently killed there we are still waiting for confirmation from either the state department or the white house. they are only saying that one u.s. staffer was killed. but if this is, in fact, triewrks it represents a dramatic escalation in the situation there. chris stevens, 52 years old, a u.s. aim bass done to libya. he had been a key player in the region for some time. he worked to help the libyans overthrow qaddafi. he was in no way connected b
raged on. protestors targeting the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, and apparently u.s. citizens, as well. killed in the rampage, the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens, as well as at least three other americans. stevens had been a key figure helping libyans overthrow moammar qaddafi all of this over a video produced by a u.s. citizen and uploaded on youtube that depicts mohammed as among other things a womanizer. >> don't make our people angry because they will kill! they will fight! they will do such a situation. >> reporter: it mirrors the scene in egypt where protestors stormed the u.s. embassy in cairo. the embassy's first response was to condemn the video which brought a stinging rebuke from administration critics. >> mob of al qaeda sympathizers in egypt forcing the united states into making a statement essentially of apology. on 9/11 of all days, for something which we are not responsible for. i would say to the mob, go to hell. >> reporter: the administration later disavowed its own embassy's response saying the statement by embassy cairo was not cleared by wa
overnight. a lot of 50s overnight. 60s here in town. here at reagan national we are looking at 64 degrees. you can see it's cooler off to the west and north. remember, with the sun just getting up about 15 minutes ago, these temperatures will stay cool another hour or so. 51 at dulles. 57 at bwi marshall. cold front approaching will bring a late day cloud cover and maybe a sprinkle. otherwise a good looking friday. temperatures jumping into the mid-70s by noon. few clouds around later this afternoon, and high temperatures topping out in the low to mid-80s. 82degrees at 5:00 p.m. more details on the weather, including a look at the weekend coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> on the roads now what we're seeing is northbound i-95 and the cleanup from the crash which occurred before you reach the prince willi parkway. left side of the roadway was tied up and delays northbound from 234 up to the accident accident. be prepared for bailout traffic on route one as folks head northbound out of stafford and dale city. beltway slow approaching gallows. 30miles per ho
there -- cool temperatures out there at the moment. you know where we're headed. into the low 80s. 61 in washington. it actually just fell back. all right. frederick you are cool again. 48 for you. looking at the satellite radar off to a nice quiet start. high pressure. that's been around all week long. that will continue to dominate our weather forecast here. today and much of tomorrow will be nice and dry. and generally cloud free. we're talking about the poernl for temperatures to top out in the upper 70s and low 80s today and tomorrow. and off to the north and west, you see out towards chicago. that's rain shower activity and a cold front which looks like it will get through here late friday and early saturday. you want to timeout the potential for a little rain shower activity. late tomorrow night and early saturday. yesterday we thought the showers would arrive during the day. the weekend should be a good one. so get ready for a nice looking weekend. details on that in just a minute. highs in the low 80s. that's weather. let's see traffic. >> all right . very busy out here on t
mean bad news for passenger. with american airlines in bankruptcy, u.s. airways is aggressively pushing for a merger to merge delta. >> this is good for consumers, it's good for employees for both companies. >> reporter: be a american merger with u.s. airways could resemble others. continental merged with northwest and air tran with delta and it's possible, say, experts, that ticket prices could rise again. now u.s. airways denies that saying a merger would create only more options and u.s. airways has always struck behind-the-scenes deals with american labor unions that are better than what american has. can you see now why american pilots may not be so happy. willie, back to you. >> tom costello back in washington for us. thanks so much. >> a check of the day's other top stories. natalie morales is over at the news desk. natalie, good morning. >> good morning, savannah and willie. good morning, everyone. the u.s. troop surge in afghanistan is over as the last of the additional 33,000 soldiers sent over there in 2009 has now left the war zone. 68,000 u.s. troops remain in afghanistan.
with lots of clear skies, high pressure dry for another day. highs in the low 80s. 63 degrees now at dulles. 65 at bwi marshall. this afternoon, sunshine, 82 degrees, open the windows, let that nice refreshing air in for another day. changes in the forecast in the form of a few showers tomorrow. i'll have details on that in just a minute. tony. back to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news on another embassy attack. this is at the u.s. embassy in the capital of yemen. hundreds of angry protestors set fire to tires outside and managed to get inside the courtyard where they tore down the american flag and it. riot police fired tear gas and pushed them back. the president of yemen just apologized to president obama for the violence. there are also anti-american protests in other parts of the middle east including tunisia and morocco. >>> in egypt, protests at the u.s. embassy in cairo continue for a third day. these are live pictures behind us now. the angry demonstrations were reportedly sparked by a film made in the u.s. that insults mohammed. >> but there are now reports that al qaeda may ha
current numbers, reagan national 65 after overnight lows in the 50s. 68 annapolis. still cool north and west. 55 in the mountains. hagerstown, martinsburg and winchester 55 degrees. quiet weather pattern lots of sunshine expected. high pressure will keep things nice and dry around here for not only your day today but really right through the middle and end of the week. the weather pattern is going to be pretty much the same and it's a good one. here's your forecast for today. well, that's your forecast for tonight. something to look forward to. clear and cool overnight. i'll give you a quick look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. 79 with lots of sunshine. more details coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning, we are remembering 9/11. today is the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history h this is a live look at the memorial at ground zero in new york where ceremonies will be held throughout the morning. here in our area, the biggest events are happening at the pentagon. >> several top brass are du
in the 40s. yeah, the 40s. some of the coolest temperatures since may and not your imagination if you say oh that's refreshing. 57 now in washington. check it out lots of 40s there. 46 in manassas. 45 this morning in gaithersburg. and in frederick. 44 martinsburg. in some spots chilly enough you might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt here particularly for the kids at the bus stop for a couple of minutes. all right lots of sunshine in the live shot and lots of sunshine expected on your tuesday. should be another close tippiest day. with high temperatures -- to perfect day. with high temperatures topping out in the low 70s and low humidity and just a few passing clouds from time to time. honestly here the weather pattern nice and dry for most of the woke here. even the end of the week temperatures and sunshine should be abundant. there's the forecast, high upper 70s and nice and dry and edgy the beautiful -- enjoy the beautiful tuesday afternoon. that's a quick look at weather, now if traffic is running smoothly with julie wright. julie? [ no audio ] >> julie we'll get back to you, co
for a great looking weekend, with lots of sunshine and highs in the 70s. current temperatures, speaking of 70s, 70 at reagan national. 62 dulles. bwi marshall, 86 degrees. forecast today, lots of sunshine, warm afternoon, 83 degrees your daytime high. tony, more details on the weather in just a minute. and of course ask allison coming up. >>> tucker, thank you. we are watching developing anti- american protests in the middle east. this is a live look at demonstrations in egypt this morning. police set a concrete wall about 100 yards from the american embassy. we saw them doing that earlier. that was to try and keep protestors away. but they've been throwing rocks and bottles over the wall onto soldiers all morning. a mass rally was called for downtown cairo for today. the protestors are mad at an amateur movie produced in california that mocks the ophet mohammed. >> as friday prayers are letting out, more protests are expected. sherri ly is back with the latest now. >> allison and tony, the anger is growing and so are the protests across the middle east today. this violence erupted over that
. >>> also, new details on a case that gripped the nation in the '70s. you'll probably remember it. a former green beret and doctor convicted of killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters. jeffrey macdonald's story was made famous by the best selling book and tv movie "fatal vision." for 42 years he has maintained his innocence and is now hoping new dna evidence can clear his name. we'll have more on that story. >>> on a much, much lighter note. it was a big weekend for korean pop sensation psy following his live performance on the plaza on friday. i leave for one day and look what happens out there. >> i was going to say. matt, you weren't here because you were worried your invisible horse dance wasn't up to snuff >> i was worriedhat i would have to do that and i watched some video of you guys doing that. meanwhile, he had a very big appearance. >> made a surprise appearance on "snl" and his single has climbed to number one on the itunes chart. this morning, as prompted, he will have a special message for his fans. >> get to that a little later on, take a breath and start with the ve
's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was planned and pre-medita pre-meditated. officials say the violence was sparked by the anti-islam film made in the u.s. >>> it's back to school for some 350,000 students in chicago this morning as the teachers union has reached an agreement with the school district to end a seven-day strike. mayor rahm emanuel called the deal a, quote, honest compromise over issues including teachers evaluations and job security. >>> for the first time a group of female u.s. soldiers heading to afghanistan will wear new body armor tailored to a womany's body. the vest is shorter and eliminates gaps between the protective material and the body. female soldiers have said that poorly fitting armor made it hard to bend over, get in and out of vehicles or position rifles against their shoulders. >>> and a tiny ancient scrap of papyrus is sparking a huge ligious and historical debate. was jesus married? the fragment was written in coptic back in the fourth centuries, and it quotes jesus as referring to his wife. a second line adds, quote, she will be able to be
temperatures and right now in the mid-70s. today showers and storms will return hit and miss like yesterday. there could be locally heavy downpours. here are your temperatures. a warm start no doubt about it. reagan national 77 degrees. 79 in annapolis. it's september now. and we're still doing temperatures like it's july. 72 in gaithersburg and 70 in winchester. here is your forecast today. plenty of clouds, could there be a few rays. sunshine during the day? yes. temperatures in the mid-80s with showers and storms likely again this afternoon. sorry about that. things get better from here. i'll have more details on that in just a minute. julie wright has the latest traffic. >> reporter: on the roads right now you will find you're below speeds southbound 270. slow approaching the passing 109 in germantown. rockville delays well before falls road south. you remain below speed continuing toward the exit for montrose road. you will find on 395 your lanes are open. traffic heavy and slow leaving duke street to seminary road. delays northbound on i-95 through stafford to quantico. the beltway lo
. after we start out with the coolest morning in four months. now, we are finally climbing into the 50s. it's 61 at reagan national. later today, beautiful day. lots of sun and low humidity. highs reaching mid-70s mid afternoon. tonight, not as chilly as this morning, mid-50s. friday afternoon, near 80. not humid. lots of sun over the >>> all right. now it is time for today's take three where al, natalie and i give our take on stories that catch our attention. and sitting in to add her two cents is an avid blogger. we're huge fans of your book. >> hello, thank you. hi. >> but, hello. >> i can't get over the fifty shades of chicken. >> i'm alarmed. i'm alarmed. >> i'll never look at chicken the same way. >> i already feel i can't. i feel like no chicken will ever be kosher again. it's not right. >> the mind boggles. >> yeah. the mind does. >> we're going to have to get that book in and take a real hard look at those recipes. >> well, let's see, have you ever seen an advertisement for a sanitary napkin that you really just love? >> i think most guys cringe with embarrassment. >> just at t
on fire. after last week's violent protests in several countries, the murders of the u.s. ambassador and staff in libya. over an amateur-ish anti-islamic film trailer online. france is acting quickly, already closing some schools in tunisia, indonesia, planning on shutting down embassies, cultural centers on friday, and at least 20 consults appearing violent. wednesday, attackers threw a small bomb into a kosher grocery outside paris causing minor injuries. the editor of the cartoons has said if you don't like them, go to court over it, referencing what prince william and kate did through lawyers this week winning against a magazine that ran topless photos of kate. and that is what others are doing, at least two muslim groups have filed suit saying the images incited hate. >> how far can we go? can we, indeed, go too far? that's what this story is about. >> reporter: in europe, running those cartoons can carry mortal risk. in denmark in 2005, over a period of years protests, arson, and embassy bombings, dozens killed, murder plots against the cartoonist. there was a murder plot and a
is expected to ship 10 million iphone 5s by the end of the month. >>> new york city police have released hotel surveillance video of the incident that led to lindsay lohan's arrest on a hit-and-run charge. lohan was driving her suv on a parking ramp when she apparently hit a bystander. her spokesman said this incident appeared to be much ado about nothing. >>> fiona apple is released on bail after spending the night in jail on a drug stop. police found small amounts of marijuana and hashish and apple admitted they were hearse on a checkpoint stop. >>> scarlet joe honsen is returning to broadway and will star as maggie in tennessee williams "cat on a hot tin roof," the role elizabeth taylor played. she won a tony award for her broadway debut in arthur miller's "a view from a bridge" a few weeks ago. >>> this is some pig. this goat got stuck in a lake and struggled in the water. good thing he had a friend in a little piglet who came paddling in to bail his buddy out. isn't that adorable? the video, as can you imagine, is going viral on youtube. >>> and a bonus viral animal video for you on this
in the upper 70s and going to be a hot one this afternoon. i think slowly we'll lose the humidity and gradually improving forecast into the weekend and the cooler temperatures on the way as well and get a look at the numbers at reagan national, the current temperature is in the 70s, 79 degrees. annapolis, 7:00 a.m. and annapolis, 80 degrees. it's not july anymore, it's september. 81 in quantico. no relief to the south and west, hagerstown, good morning. 72 degrees and dew point temperatures running in the 70s and there is a lot of humidity out there. a few showers to the north and west and a weak cold front moving through shortly and that can kick off a few showers out there during the first half of the day. later this afternoon, i think it's partly to mostly sunny and it might actually feel drier this afternoon. 87 in washington. ninety in quantico and 89 in this afternoon in frederick. temperatures running well above normal. all right, we'll look at the weekend next week in just a moment and we'll so traffic. >> and i have a lot of people tweeting me about that roger rabbit. that enough has e
things. but i'm not going to be debbi downer, we won the game. >> all s think about when you have a talent like him or, yeah, play breaks down a little bit he is able to roll out of the pocket. >> christian in 25 minutes, dave ross is back to break down the redskins' big opening day win. >>> a history making day on the field for the nfl too. but we are not talking about a player here. shannon eastin is the first female official to work an nfl regular season game. eastin got her break because of the referee lockout and she is among the replacement crews brought in until a new deal is worked out. the 42-year-old arizona native worked as a ref in the mideastern athletic conference which is college football's second highest level. >>> and turning to the campaign trail now, new polls show president obama is emerging from the democratic national convention with a slight lead. and the u.s. capital building is already being prepared for inauguration day. fox 5's melanie alnwick has the latest on the campaign trail live from capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. yes, the west terrace of
. temperatures, washington 76 dege s. got to get well to the north up into new england. boston, 61 as far as relief. the humidity, it was impressive all weekend. a lot of water out there associated with the movement through. 83 today, a little cooler with the cloud cover. showers and storms likely this afternoon. winds out of the southeast at 5. here's a quick look at weather. let's do traffic with lauren. >> thanks. showers and storms plus holiday traffic not really the best combination. do head out early today. right now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395
on the u.s. oil refineries and other factors. >>> well, 3-d was a big draw at weekend box office. the 3-d release of "resident evil retribution" grabbed the top spot with more than $21 million in ticket sales. disney's 3-d re-release of "finding nemo" and last week's champion, "the possession" fell to third place. >>> the 22-year-old video of a toddler playing with a 300-pound gorilla is sparking a debate among parents, especially on the internet. the video just released by the girl's family has some parents deeply moved and others deeply upset. her dad who owns the zoo posted the video so people could see how gentle and noble the animals r.her daughter who is now an adult agrees. it is now four minutes past hour. let's go to savannah andal. >> is there a debate? there really needs to be a debate. >> i don't know who is on the other side. always somebody. >> my child with a wild animal, great idea. >> always somebody who thinks putting child with a 300-pound gorilla is a great idea. >> the guy who video. >> weatherwise for you, a risk of very strong storms from new orleans to charlotte to
, a significant strategy change for the u.s. military in afghanistan following the killings of four american soldiers there. we're going to go live to richard engel in kabul. >>> then on a lighter note, is there already some trouble brewing between the new judges on "american idol"? ryan seacrest will be here to tell us about that. >>> and then later, a live concert from grammy winner pink. >> i see the umbrellas, but pink said to me she is waterproof. let's begin with the breaking news. the magazine that first published the topless photos of the duchess of cambridge ordered to turn them over immediately and face possible criminal charges. nbc's michelle kosinski is in paris. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. this is a very fast, very complete courtroom victory for william and kate against that french magazine called "closer," that last week published the photos of will and kate sunbathing topless in the south of france. they were given everything their lawyers asked them, stopping all publications of the images, stop distribution, they can't resell them and within 24
is part of the story warm 78 degrees, lots of sunshine, dew point temperatures in the low 70s. 80 in annapolis. 73 in manassas this morning. here's your forecast for today -- first temperatures. 64 in boston where the cooler air is. a couple of more days of this and it will be cooler this week. today showers and storms this afternoon. back to you. more details in just a minute. >> thank you. >>> some of the top stories we're following the search the for a missing boater in maryland picked up at dawn this morning. a man and a woman fell overboard when a gust of wind tilted their sailboat around noon yesterday near bayside beach. that's near pasadena. the boat's operator was able to rescue the woman but couldn't get to 27-year-old jason rye man. the coast guard and local officials searched until nightfall. >>> a viewing will be held today for a fallen navy seal from anne arundel county. patrick feeks was killed in afghanistan august 16th. his helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents. monday his body was returned to his hometown of edgewater while fellow county residents
the hour. once again here's matt. >> savannah, thanks. >>> the investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed four americans, including ax chris stevens. nbc's ann curry sat down with libya's new president last night for an exclusive interview. >> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that, and it's a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> reporter: what is your evidence that it was a pre-planned act of terrorism? >> number one, is choosing the date, 11th of september. it has all the significance. we take the facts about the way it was executed. can you see there's enough proof that it is a pre-planned act of terrorism. >> reporter: describe the attack based on your investigation. >> it's too early for me to give the details, but it was launched with a high degree of accuracy which means the perpetrators must have had some kind of exercise on how to hit and launch these rockets. >> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the initial attack. >> m
's currently no evidence that last week's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was planned and pre-meditated. officials say it appears that the violence was sparked by that anti-islam film made in the u.s. >>> it is back to school for some 350,000 students in chicago this morning as a seven-day teachers strike comes to an end. nbc's education correspondent rehema ellis is in chicago with more. good morning, raheema. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. 98% of the teacher delegates voted to suspend the strike and go back to class in the nation's third largest school district. it still has to be ratified by the 30,000 members of the rank and file in a couple of weeks, but that's a formality and that heads off a confrontation with chicago's mayor who threatened to go to course to force an end to the strike the under theters of the new contract the teachers get a 7% pay increase, 30% of their salary will be based on students' performance on test scores, and while principals will make hiring, 50% of the hirings have to come from laid-off teachers. today kids back in class in chicago much
, and while the drawdown of u.s. troops is making headlines, so is the dramatic rise in so-called insider attacks. nbc's lester holt is in kabul this morning where he talked to the top commander of the u.s. and coalition troops there. lester, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. this is a critical juncture in this war. there are 33,000 fewer u.s. troops here now that the surge is over, and as the u.s. hands over more and more combat operations to afghan forces, these infiltrators who are carrying out insider attacks are raising lots of questions about the future of the question, questions i put to general john allen in an exclusive interview this morning. >> the nature of this campaign is not ultimately for us to defeat the taliban. the nature of this campaign is for us to give the afghan national security forces the wherewithal ultimately to create security in this country so that governance can take root, rule of law embraced and economic development and opportunity can move forward. >> reporter: you are at a critical moment, and yet, as you know, this has been a ho
today in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both. the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world, and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange. do tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way because al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> reporter: as are a number of others. this could be very true. if you're a bacon lover, start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs, so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie? >> start stocking up now. courtney reagan, thanks. >>> what better way to show a little school spirit than to boogie down "gangnam style." the ohio state marching band did their horse dance inspired by psy's
and watch yourself on the roads. as we look we are talking about temperatures into the 90s today once again, currently it is 78 degrees right now at reagan national airport. we have 80 already at annapolis. 76 degrees at bwi thurgood marshall, 74 to the south in fredericksburg. so a hot, sticky day today. i can't rule out showers or isolated thunderstorms popping up throughout the course of the morning because that system is actually continuing to push that wet weather a little more to the east but we'll stay on top of it for you. we'll have details for your weekend forecast a little later. back to you. >>> a former president gives quite the seal of approval to the current president. bill clinton, president clinton, gave a fiery speech to the democratic delegates at the convention last night in his support of president barack obama. as fox's doug luzader reports from charlotte, president obama will accept the renomination tonight with a little change in plans. >> reporter: there has been some last-minute drama here but last night former president bill clinton largely stuck to his script and
with explosives rammed into a u.s. government vehicle. the attack happened as the vehicle left the u.s. consulate. >> a baltimore county church has started a fund to help pay for high school student's medical bills after he was shot by a fellow student. daniel bowry is still in the hospital. police say robert gladden junior shot the other student on the first day of school. his church, the perry hall family worship center is planning a celebration for when he is released to the hospital. you can find a link on our web site myfoxdc.com. >>> if you are heading to the bay bridge today, we want to remind you about an online tool you can use before heading to or from your destination. baybridge.com. live web cams online from 10 different locations. the site also rates how bad the traffic is in certain areas and how long the jam, traffic jam, is expected in that area. you can call 1877 bayspan for current traffic situations. >> and on this labor day when many rest for work, many are also looking for work. have some unique opportunitys to learn about job openings. they include on the job shadowing at pl
stages of the campaigns are under way. fox 5's melanie alnwick is following the latest on capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. president obama and mitt romney hitting all the hot button issues in key battleground states, jobs, the economy, medicare. campaign schedules are filling up and as usual florida and ohio are in the crosshairs. >>> reporter: here's something you don't see every day, the president hoisted in the air by a burleigh and enthusiastic pizza shop owner in fort pierce, florida but the president spent the weekend trying to get up close and personal with as many voters as possible across the sunshine state with a line of attack aimed squarely at his rival's tax plan. >> it was like two plus one equals five. [ laughter ] >> reporter: but there is some math the president agrees with. after last week's democratic convention in charlotte, he seems to have gotten a small but noticeable bounce in the polls. gallup shows him ahead five points just outside the margin of error. the next big event a head-to- head debate on october 3. mitt romney went to church yesterday but has
freedom. they received support from a wide range of current and former u.s. officials, including tom cash, the former miami station chief for the drug enforcement administration. >> i say that there's a lot of major drug traffickers in nicaragua, and there's a lot of major drug traffickers in central america, but jason puracal is certainly not one of them. >> thank you, everyone, for praying for me. >> reporter: nicaraguan justice system eventually agreed with an appeals court overturning jason's sentence and setting him free. before he left the country, jason insisted on stopping off to say good-bye to old friends who had stood by him. and then as he was leaving nicaragua and crossing the border into honduras, he began to take pleasure in things that only a man who had lost and regained his freedom could truly appreciate. >> have you ever seen such a beautiful traffic jam? this is a wonderful traffic jam. >> enjoying a traffic jam. jason puracal physically free, experts say fully understanding that he's mentally free. that will take some time. natalie. >> kerry sanders, thanks so much. j
. but it will be on the hot side with highs in the upper 80s to about 90. 87 in washington. 90 in quantico. and let's see. 86 in culpeper so warm afternoon expected with the possibility of a scattered thunderstorm. more details on the forecast. we'll have a fall-like cooldown on the seven-day. i'll have those details coming up. back to you. >>> new this morning, the search for a missing man in northern virginia. take a look at the picture on your screen, 71-year-old david short of alexandria missing since 9:00 a.m. yesterday when he was reportly going to virginia hospital center in arlington. short is believed to be driving a 2006 silver-green honda crv, with virginia tags kbk-6001. he may be in the gainesville area of prince william county looking for a relative. >>> a fallen navy seal from anne arundel county will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery today. patrick feeks was killed in afghanistan august 16th when his helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents. monday his body was returned to his hometown of edgewater while fellow county residents stood along the road waving american fl
gators. >> but not the football team. >> which ones then? >> the ones that are apparently becoming v.i.p.s at children's birthday parties. i guess it's quite the trend in florida, and it appears to be -- would you do it? we'll talk about that and something called bagel botox. bagel botox. do you know who it is? >> i do know what it is. >> give us a little more. >> apparently the trend is getting a bagel shape in your head by injecting botox. >> why? >> maybe a little cream cheese on top of it. >> i like that. >> a little salt and onions, how delicious. >> what's worse, that or having alligators at your kids' birthday party and the hottest stories on line. lady gaga coming clean and talking about her battle with bulimia and anorexia since she was a teenager and rihanna's tweets open to the public to ex-boyfriend chris brown and the buzziest internet news. then we'll have high and low-end ren nations. you might be thinking about doing a renovation or starting from the ground up. we'll talk to the twins known as the property brothers, flooring, cabinets. we'll help you decide what you can aff
're looking at a daytime high that will take us into the upper 80s and the low 90s. we do have some changes coming, however, as we move through into the weekend. that's when we're going to see a little bit of a change. wet saturday on tap, but it's not a weekend washout. let's check in with julie wright. >> 395 where we're starting off with the crew in skyfox. traveling northbound on i-95. we find delays from the prince william parkway, traffic is backing up in newing ton. 395 slow leaving the beltway led towards duke street. live over that scene with the heavy volume continuing towards landmark. no incidents to report, just volume delays. it's gridlocked headed northbound on 395. meanwhile, we have problems to report westbound on the freeway approaching main avenue. accident activity tying up the right side. delays inbound on the 295 and 11th street bridge southbound along 270. lanes open, but below speed out of hyattstown. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you, julie. the democratic convention wrapped up in charlotte, north carolina last night with president obama's
. the temperatures are comfortable. they are in the low 60s, upper 60s right now. 81 degrees is the high temperature for today with a 40% chance of showers and storms during the afternoon. after 3:00, mostly across southern maryland. the weekend is not bad with a high in the 70s. a slight chance of shower on sunday. >>> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> thanks. president obama is campaigning close to home in washington, d.c. today as romney courts donors and voters in pennsylvania, both men gearing up for week's crucial first debate. we have our esteemed panel of nbc news political experts here raring to go, but first let's get to nbc's peter alexander in philadelphia. peter, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. all week long president obama and mitt romney have largely been chasing one another's shadow, first in new york and then ohio and finally in virginia. this weekend they will head their own direction as they prepare for that first critical head-to-head showdown, the first in the country presidential debate in the country next wednesday. virginia, the old domini
day on tap here. temperatures already mild. we are in the low 70s across the area. we'll see highs later today getting into the low and d-80s. partly sunny with a chance of rain. even thunderstorms back in the forecast. probably after 5:00 or 6:00 p.m., that could last until 11:00 p.m. today, 84. tomorrow, 78. this weekend, highs in the low 70s with a chance of a little bit of rain coming our way late sunday. >>> savannah, back inside to you. >> okay, maria. thank you. now to today's professionals, we tackle some of the hottest headlines in the news. star jones, donny deutch, dr. nancy snyderman. >> hey. >> school lunches, did you see this parody. a takeoff of the song called "we are young," called "we are hungry." that limit lunches to 850 calories a day, which i don't know, sounds like a lot of food to me. but a lot of them are student athletes and say they're hungry. first of all, 850 calories for lunch, that's enough food, right? >> the whole world is too -- become satisfied with a meal not to be full after a meal. and as an athlete, yes, you get hungry in the afternoon, that's
in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will continue to see light rain throughout the morning hours, maybe this evening too, can't rule that out. some of that is expected to drift its way a little more to the east, so don't be surprised if you feel a sprinkle or two. there are a couple of pockets heavy to moderate rainfall there as well just to the west of fredricksburg as you can see, but we'll keep an eye on it for you. as we go to our weather maps, here is a look a
. there were no iphone 5s harmed in the making of this video. just boxes full of glass that sounded like they were shattering. back to savannah and matt. >> yeah, but some customers whose hearts were harmed. >> definitely. >> that's cool. >>> anyway, al's off today, maria larosa in for him this morning with a look at the weather. how you doing? >> good. a little gray outside in new york. we can trade the gray skies stormy we can trace those into the plains. colorado rockies to the has been up and down l of texas. look at that boundary. it's very active this morning. showers and thunderstorms from oklahoma city to new york city. for today, that's where all the weather is going to be. south of there, warm and sticky. 93 in dallas. 90 in the southeast. unseasonably warm in most of the west. you are waking up to a chill in the midwest. that's a look at the weather across the country. >> we have a mostly cloudy sky here and a small part of our area, showers coming through. good morning, storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson here. showers around hagerstown. there's a chance here for the
for the people on the plaza. low 70s for these people here which is nice under brilliant sunshine >> you're pretty good at the weather forecast. >> learn from the best, by osmosis. >> classes after the show. see if you can stop by. >> yesterday it was pointing this year. >> tomorrow it's pointing this way. >> i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie and al roker. coming up, we're going to have you spending money and saving money at the very same time. jill martin is here with your steals and deals segment. up to 80% off everything from luggage, to jewelry, and we're going to check in with jill in just a couple of minutes. this is exclusively for our "today" show viewers. >> this sounds like my wife's economics. >> save so much. >> how much did you save. >> that's no fun. 80% off. a screaming deal. >>> also ahead, how do you like the sound of this? snookie's law. actually a state legislature in new jersey who wants to amend the ls to take care of certain reality shows like "jersey shore." >> so local communities have more say what shows come and film. >> exactly, and hiring more police
things stand after 11 years of war in that region. then it's one of the biggest mysteries in u.s. history. what happened to jimmy hoffa. new clues this week under a driveway in suburban detroit. we will have the latest on that case. and alana stewart stops by to say how she's honoring the memory of famia farrofai farrah >> that's all coming up. >> look forward to it. all right. let's get a check of the weather once again. he is in los angeles. >> jenna, one more preview of the gun show? >> always, al. >> here we go. >> you go first. >> you go first. >> first you, and then me. >> al. >> okay, jenna. >> jenna. >> with the drama. >> oh, boom. >> wow. >> do you have a license to carry those. >> coast to coast, al. went coast to coast. >> all right. let's see what we've got. how a to coast. >> how about fall foliage from you from the weather library. we have peek color in northern new england and the northern mississippi river valley and the central rockies. new england and the northern plains. let's see what we have weather wise for you. morning rain tomorrow. lots of sunshine in the plains.
and west in the 50s now. 55 in resten and rockville at 52 degrees. today's high temperature, 70 degrees. tomorrow, 76. a little warmer. then up to 82 on wednesday with rain late. >> how come you don't have changing tables in the bathrooms? >> because this is a bar, and you're not supposed to have children here. >> they will little fake i.d.s if that helps. >> that's the cast of the new nbc comedy "guys with kids." we'll catch up with a guy behind the laughs, jimmy fallon, executive producer. he'll be here tomorrow on "today." i'm al roker along with natalie morales. we'll check in with savannah at the new york public library in just a moment. >> just ahead battling baby weight and beyond. it's tough and stressful for many moms, and even someone like fitness expert and mother of two young children laila ali. she has five tips for all mothers to help drop some pounds. >> usually dads gain some weight. >> sympathy weight. we all go through it together. >> you've got kids in school. >> yeah. >> i do, too. >> our little ones could be coming home sick and bringing home all kinds of germs. >>
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